See a complete PubMed list of publications by Maria Lauda Tomasi, PhD.

Selected Key Publications

Tomasi ML, Ryoo M, Ramani K, Tomasi I, Giordano P, Mato JM, Lu SC. Methionine adenosyltransferase α2 sumoylation positively regulate Bcl-2 expression in human colon and liver cancer cells. Oncotarget. 2015 Nov 10;6(35):37706-37723.

Ramani K, Donoyan S, Tomasi ML, Park S. Role of methionine adenosyltransferase α2 and β phosphorylation and stabilization in human hepatic stellate cell trans-differentiation. J Cell Physiol. 2015 May;230(5):1075-1085.

Tomasi ML, Ryoo M, Yang H, Iglesias Ara A, Ko KS, Lu SC. Molecular mechanisms of lipopolysaccharide-mediated inhibition of glutathione synthesis in mice. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014 Mar;68:148-58.

Evert M, Frau M, Tomasi ML, Latte G, Simile MM, Seddaiu MA, Zimmermann A, Ladu S, Staniscia T, Brozzetti S, et al.
Deregulation of DNA-dependent protein kinase catalytic subunit contributes to human hepatocarcinogenesis development and has a putative prognostic value. Br J Cancer. 2013 Nov 12;109(10):2654-2664.

Tomasi ML, Ryoo M, Skay A, Tomasi I, Giordano P, Mato JM, Lu SC. Polyamine and methionine adenosyltransferase 2A crosstalk in human colon and liver cancer. Exp Cell Res. 2013 Jul 15;319(12):1902-1911.

Tambaro S, Tomasi ML, Bortolato M. Long-term CB₁ receptor blockade enhances vulnerability to anxiogenic-like effects of cannabinoids. Neuropharmacology. 2013 Jul;70:268-277.

Ramani K, Tomasi ML, Yang H, Ko K, Lu SC. Mechanism and significance of changes in glutamate-cysteine ligase expression during hepatic fibrogenesis. J Biol Chem. 2012 Oct 19;287(43):36341-36355.

Tomasi ML, Tomasi I, Ramani K, Pascale RM, Xu J, Giordano P, Mato JM, Lu SC. S-adenosyl methionine regulates ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme 9 protein expression and sumoylation in murine liver and human cancers. Hepatology. 2012 Sep;56(3):982-993.

Ramani K, Tomasi ML. Transcriptional regulation of methionine adenosyltransferase 2A by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in rat hepatic stellate cells. Hepatology. 2012 Jun;55(6):1942-1953.

Tomasi ML, Li TW, Li M, Mato JM, Lu SC. Inhibition of human methionine adenosyltransferase 1A transcription by coding region methylation. J Cell Physiol. 2012 Apr;227(4):1583-1591.

Tomasi ML, Ramani K, Lopitz-Otsoa F, Rodríguez MS, Li TW, Ko K, Yang H, Bardag-Gorce F, Iglesias-Ara A, Feo F, et al. S-adenosylmethionine regulates dual-specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase expression in mouse and human hepatocytes. Hepatology. 2010 Jun;51(6):2152-2161.